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Webinars

LFS and Chemo Prevention

Date: Monday, June 2, 2014
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm (EST)
Speaker: Farzana Walcott, MD

Dr. Walcott is currently the Lead Associate Investigator for the chemoprevention study in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome using Metformin at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Walcott received her M.P.H. at the University of Texas Health Science Center at the Houston School of Public Health in epidemiology, and her M.D. at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in College Station. She shares her interests in gynecologic malignancies, telomere biology, and chemoprevention with her projects related to the Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.

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Li-Fraumeni Syndrome and Diet

Date: Monday, May 19, 2014
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm (EST)
Speaker: Presented by Karin B. Michels, ScD, PhD

Editor of the textbook, Epigenetic Epidemiology, Dr. Michels is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard Medical School, and is Co-Director of the Ob/Gyn Epidemiology Center in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA. Dr. Michels’ research has focused on epigenetic epidemiology, perinatal risk factors for breast cancer, and the role of nutrition in cancer etiology.

Missed the webinar? We are working on providing a video recording with audio. In the meantime, you can download a PDF of the presentation.

LFS Talk with Dr. Judy E. Garber

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Time: 8:00pm-9:30pm (EST)
Speaker: Judy E. Garber, MD MPH, Director at the Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Living with LFS Webinar

Date: May 21, 2013
Time: 8:00pm-9:30pm (EST)
Guest Speakers: Wendy Kohlman, Manager of Family Cancer Assessment Clinic, Huntsman Cancer Institute and Amanda Gammon, Genetic Counselor, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Host: Bonita Kline, LFS Association Family Support Chair

LFS Association

We are families, like you who have been devastated by the effects of Li-Fraumeni Syndrome, a hereditary cancer predisposition syndrome. Our hopes are to educate, raise awareness and find better screening programs and treatments for LFS.

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Medical Resources

We've compiled a list of doctors available to answer your questions, LFS support and treatment. They specialize in many different areas, which have been listed with their information.

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